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Caregiver SOS at Harlingen Senior Center

Caregiver Specialist

Romy currently works as a Caregiver Support Specialist at the Senior Center in Harlingen, TX, serving Cameron and Willacy County. Romy has a background in mental health where she worked as a Peer Support Specialist, helping people with mental illnesses and their families with education, community resource referrals, psycho-social rehabilitation, and peer support. During the course of her work, Romy developed the P.E.E.R. Program where she provided peer reentry support to inmates of Cameron County with mental health education and reentry preparation. Romy was a guest speaker at the 2014 Community Connections – Mental Health Awareness Conference in Brownsville, TX. Romy received the EL SOL AWARD in 2016 at the 22nd Annual-South Texas Family Support Conference held in Austin, TX, for her Caregiver Support Role to her daughter. Romy was featured in the Austin American Statesman and was also a guest on the Hogg Foundation’s internet podcast, “Into the Fold”. Romy’s passion is helping others live healthier, happier lives. Romy is a Master Trainer for the Stress Busting Program for Family Caregivers.

Services available

  • 1:1 Caregiver coaching
  • Support Groups
  • Educational sessions
  • Link to area resources

Address 512 Victoria Lane, Suite 11
Harlingen, TX 78550

Office: 956-365-4718
rzarate@wellmed.net

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